Erin’s Tonsillectomy Tips and Advice

Hello. I’m a 30 yr old female in the US. I have always had slightly enlarged tonsils, but in early August of this year, found myself for nearly 2 months with multiple bouts of tonsillitis requiring antibiotics and lots of crying, feeling that I would never recover! I finally did, but one tonsil remained enlarged, Read More …

Teen Tonsillectomy Recovery

Ann Tells The Story My 15 year old daughter had her tonsils removed 10 days ago. It’s been hell. Three days of nonstop vomiting. Eventually motilium kicked in. Only thing she could drink in sips first 3 days was chilled water & popsicles. Had to abandon difene & solpodol from day 3 as was too Read More …

Emily’s Tonsillectomy Recovery Day by Day

Hello everyone! I figured I would post some words of encouragement for others! I am 21 years old and currently on day 8 of my recovery (this is including my surgery day, I was out of the hospital by 12 in the afternoon). I was a little nervous going into the hospital, because this was Read More …

Tonsillectomy for Tonsillitis

Hey y’all! I’m a 25 year old female who is finally on day 11 post-op! I decided to get my tonsils out due to very swollen tonsils from constant tonsillitis & those awful tonsil stones! I NEVER thought I was going to get to this point. Whenever I was super miserable, I would get on Read More …

Tonsillectomy and Infection

Phil’s Story Had tonsillectomy Weds 24th, standard procedure, felt blocked up, bloody next morn, house doc checked over. Ready to go home. About to leave hospital and I requested blood pressure, temp check. Temp high at 38.6. Had to stay, 2 hours later, vomiting blood. Emergency surgery to repair bleed. Lost 500ml of blood, pumped Read More …

Tonsillectomy at Age 50

After years of battling strep throat, I decided it was finally time to seek medical advice about getting my tonsils removed. Both my primary care and ENT concurred that removal would be the best course of action. Being 50, I was told that recovery would be more difficult but I’ve had operations before, so I Read More …

Ear pain Eating and Pain Medicine

Rebecca’s Tonsillectomy Recovery Story I’m 23 years old and had my Tonsillectomy 8 days ago! Boy oh boy has this been a journey. I’ve had my compacted wisdom teeth removed and I thought that was painful, but that is nothing in comparison to a Tonsillectomy. When I woke up from my Tonsillectomy the morphine hadn’t Read More …

Tonsillectomy Recovery in the UK

I just had my tonsils removed on Thursday 19 January and I was two days away from my 19 birthday which was yesterday. So at the time of the surgery I was 18. Going in to the surgery was nerve racking and when the anesthetist injected me with the anesthetizing agent it was really painful Read More …

Chronic Tonsillitis and Tonsil Stones Problems

I’m a 24-year old female. Mostly healthy before surgery, except for Crohn’s Disease (IBD). I Had the tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy done for chronic tonsillitis/tonsil stones and problems sleeping (I wake every hour and a half or so throughout the night). I’m headed to medical school in the fall and wanted it all taken care of Read More …

Tonsillectomy Recovery Days 1 to 9

Days One to Nine of Tonsillectomy Recovery – Tips Hey, I’m an 18 year old female a little over 1 week post op tonsillectomy surgery. I feel like I’ve been reading through so many of these forums so I’m going to share my experience and tips I’ve picked thus far to see if it will Read More …

Tonsillectomy Recovery Advice

Tips From Lauren Hi everyone! I’m a 20 year old female and I had my tonsillectomy just over 3 weeks ago. I didn’t have issues with my tonsils until adolescence (well after its recommended children have them taken out) and refused to have the surgery until recently. I finally decided to have my tonsils removed Read More …

Tonsillectomy Meme

Not for the Faint of Heart- Adult Tonsillectomy Recovery Now I know you kids are probably sayin’, “I’m gonna go out there and grab a shooting star and PUT IT IN MY POCKET!.” Well I’m here to tell ya, what you’re going to find out, as you go out there, is that you’re not going Read More …

Top Tips for Tonsillectomy Recovery

Krissy’s Tips for a Better Recovery Hey guys! Thought i’d also share a few tips that are helping me through. I am from the UK so hopefully we have the same meds (just different brands). Remember everyone’s pain tolerance is difference, just because someone recovered more easily than you doesn’t mean you should be a Read More …

Tonsillectomy Tips From Laura

Tips For Tonsillectomy Recovery – Laura’s Story Im 21, had a tonsillectomy and adenoidectomy on December 22. Day 1 I woke up from surgery and was immediately given meds through my IV. I felt pretty good the entire day and was still able to talk. Waking up on day 2 my uvula was extremely swollen Read More …

Tonsillectomy Complications Bleeding and Pain

  Twenty Five Year Old Tonsillectomy Recovery I’m a 25yo male and got my tonsils out 8 days ago on the 19th of December (tis the season for tonsillectomies it looks like). My first surgery under general anesthetic so I was leery but the procedure was easy and I had very little pain afterwards. Immediately Read More …